Come join us for a weekend of fun and celebration

The 6th Guadiana International Music Festival is happening on October 19th to 21st on both sides of the River Guadiana between Alcoutim and Sanlúcar de Guadiana.

Bigger and better than ever, enjoy an eclectic mix of music genres including Blues, Folk, Jazz, Fado, Flamenco and much more. Truly international with venues on both sides of the river. Take your pick: Sanlúcar, Spain in the afternoon, Alcoutim, Portugal in the evening. Can’t decide, no problem, flit between the two within minutes, using the the ferry.

The Guadiana International Music Festival is a not for profit event that takes place each year in mid-October. This is the 6th year of the festival, which was originally devised as a way for the large ex-pat community to give something back to our wonderful hosts in Alcoutim, Portugal and Sanlúcar, Spain, on either side of the Rio Guadiana. It is a truly international and multi-cultural event, organised through the collaboration of ex-pats with local Spanish and Portuguese organisations and businesses. Volunteers work free of charge to organise, manage, promote and perform at the festival and, alongside a fantastic weekend of eclectic music, the festival aims to promote the many attractions in the regions surrounding the two villages.

Click here to support the festival with a small donation

Here’s a video of what to expect; the place; the origin of the festival; and clips from 2017.


This year’s performers.

As we finalise this year’s line up, we are featuring some of the acts here, stay tuned:


Mice in a Matchbox

 Mice in a Matchbox have been playing together for 4 years now. Sally Stamford’s amazing voice is complemented by Jim Rolt’s harmonies and guitar work. Playing a wide variety of material with a mainly acoustic sound, they are perhaps best described as Indie Folk!






Gonçalo Galrito

Come listen to  Gonçalo